SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Cellphone video captured the rough arrest of a man in Southwest Miami-Dade.

A 7News viewer sent in the video where a man could be seen in an altercation with Miami-Dade Police officers.

The rough arrest took place outside United Beauty Supply, located along 224th Street of Southwest 112th Avenue, at around midnight, Friday.

Officers could be seen throwing punches at the man as he laid on the ground.

“The officer kept hitting them on the head, hitting him on the ribs, the face. The officer on the other side hitting in the ribs and the face,” said Priscella MacKey, the mother of Javaris Jarrelle Swanson and Quinton Price Charles.

They ultimately arrested four men, Swanson, Charles, Ramzi Wadi and Ahmed Wadi. Police said Swanson and Charles resisted arrest after pulling them over for driving erratically.

The arrest report states Swanson “began to actively resist arrest by tensing his arms underneath his body, not allowing officers to place handcuffs on him … Mr. Swanson was given multiple commands to release his arms to which he refused.”

Officers said, after a lengthy struggle, Swanson was ultimately taken into custody. In addition to the arrests, police also seized three firearms.

“I ran over there, and I was like, ‘Why y’all beating on my son? Don’t beat on my son like that,” said MacKey.

7News obtained an exclusive interview with the family of the two arrested men.

The family said the way these officers went about the arrest is all wrong.

“We need justice. I need justice for my sons because they were wrong for what they did,” said MacKey.

“He has every right to feel threatened, beat by five or 10 officers on his back as one person unarmed. It’s unacceptable,” said Normekia Bourne, a sister-in-law.

In 2021 an arrest warrant was issued for Swanson after he ran off from another traffic stop and altercation with police.

Court records revealed Swanson was previously convicted of attempted murder and armed robbery.

The MDPD released a statement reading in part, “In our continued efforts of full transparency, we immediately initiated an internal affairs investigation into the matter with our Professional Compliance Bureau. The officers involved have been reassigned to administrative duties. We will continually evaluate this case, as the internal affairs process continues.”

“This story will get out, and justice will be served because this family here is not giving up,” said Bourne.

The Police Benevolent Association said they are monitoring the investigation.

Swanson remains in jail, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, resisting arrest and reckless driving.

Charles was charged with possession by a firearm by a convicted felon, resisting against an officer with violence, possession of cannabis.

He has since bonded out.

Ramzi Ahmed Wadi and Ahmed Wadi both were charged with resisting arrest and aggravated battery.

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